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neighborhood

neigh·bor·hood

neighborhood

 
 
pronunciation:
neI br hUd
phrases:
in the neighborhood of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small area or district in a city or town that is set off from other areas because it is a community or has a special character.
Most of the dogs in my neighborhood are friendly.Toronto is known for its ethnic neighborhoods.
synonyms:
block, locality, precinct, quarter
similar words:
area, community, district, region, vicinity, ward
definition 2: the entire group of people who live in such an area.
Our neighborhood gets together for a Labor Day picnic every year.
synonyms:
community
similar words:
folks, neighbors, people, public, street
phrase: in the neighborhood of
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